Carl Palmer, Managing Director

Carl’s construction training began with an advanced craft course at Warrington Collegiate and a joinery apprenticeship at Jude Construction. Carl has a wealth of hands on experience in the building trade, having worked for a number of large companies as well as setting up as independent contractor and building consultant.  A true craftsman, Carl has even worked on luxury yachts in the South of France, before being drawn back to the attractions of Warrington.

Carl’s home town of Warrington is definitely where his heart is and he is proud to have established a well thought of Warrington building company which has been nominated for many awards over the years. His commitment to Warrington extends to his sponsorship of a range of local causes. Many of these causes are sport-related as in his youth Carl had a successful career in football, playing for Appleton Boys, Grappenhall Sports, Tetley Walkers and Crewe Alexandra Academy.

Carl understands the benefit of the personal touch and makes a point of visiting each customer at their premises. When you meet Carl, watch out for his killer moves! He achieved runner up in ‘Strictly St Rocco’s’ for dancing the Salsa, raising £15,000 for the charity.

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Nicky Palmer, Finance Director

Nicky deals with the day to day administration tasks and finances. With a wealth of experience in the sales environment, Nicky enjoys the challenges of the building sector and directs her skills and experience to ensuring the smooth running of the business.

In her spare time, Nicky is a keen golfer and has represented her home town of Warrington at swimming.

Nicky is cheerful, proficient, highly competent and a leading member of the team.

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Dan Roberts, Estimator

Dan’s main responsibility is to price up the bulk of Urban Building Projects' residential and commercial projects. He manages the full process from enquiry to quotation, ensuring that it all runs efficiently.

Dan’s input means that quotations can be delivered to customers in the shortest possible time. Although Dan is one of the younger members of the Urban team, he has a vast knowledge of the construction industry and is a vital part of the Urban team.

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Mike Hannon, Contracts Manager

Mike has a lifetime of experience in the construction industry having covered all aspects of the building trade.

Originally serving his time as a bricklayer with A Monk & Co, he progressed as a Site Manager on the Refurbishment of Blackburn Royal Infirmary. He has also had major involvement with many of Warrington's development projects and has extensive experience dealing with the general public. He is a valued and well respected part of the Urban team.

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Paula Fogg, Receptionist/Admin Assistant

As Paula is based in the office on a daily basis she knows Urban inside-out and is a key member of the office team. Her main responsibility is to ensure all administration duties are completed efficiently and to Urban standards.

In addition to this, hers is the friendly voice customers will hear when they call up with enquiries.


Over the years, we’ve carefully selected a close-knit team of over 50 talented, trustworthy and hard-working construction professionals with a full range of skills who we can depend on to uphold the exacting standards that Urban is known for.

Each team member is an experienced specialist in their field and totally focused on delivering excellent results with minimum disruption to the customer.


Get in touch with us today to discuss your building requirements.

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